How MLK’s Vision Helped Lay the Groundwork For a Green New Deal

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More than 50 years have passed since the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Since then, we’ve come a long way as a nation—just look at our new Congress—but we’ve still got a long way to go. Poverty rates among black and Latinx people in the U.S. are more than double those of their white peers. The most…

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Earth Is Dying and It’s Time for Humans to GTFO in the First Trailer for Netflix’s IO

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The planet has become dangerously toxic, and a woman (Margaret Qualley) who’s determined to go down with the ship meets a fellow survivor (Anthony Mackie), who tells her the very last shuttle ferrying people to a space colony is about to depart. Will she go—and more importantly, will they make it?

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We’re Now Seriously Considering Geoengineering Coral Reefs to Save Them

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Coral reefs are facing a crisis thanks to an ever-growing list of threats, from climate change to ocean acidification to pollution. In an effort to stem the rising tide of damage, the National Academy of Sciences released a major report on Wednesday chronicling the high-tech interventions we might have to use to save…

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https://earther.gizmodo.com/were-now-seriously-considering-geoengineering-coral-ree-1830716045